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Income/capita 40%
Household income 47%
Unemployment 47%
IndexMountain MesaCaliforniaNational
Income per capita$18,037$31,458$29,829
Median household income$29,223$63,783$55,322
Median income owner occupied$0$86,568$70,586
Median income renter occupied$0$43,419$35,192
Median earnings male$0$36,599$36,919
Median earnings female$0$27,020$26,250
Unemployment rate2.5%5.5%4.7%
Poverty level44.0%15.8%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Mountain Mesa is 40% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Mountain Mesa is 47% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Mountain Mesa is 47% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Mountain Mesa is 191% higher than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $19,480$29,223$58,446
      City
      $42,517$63,783$127,566
      State
      $36,877$55,322$110,644
      Nation
      According to the PEW research center, the middle class is defined as a range from two thirds (2/3) of the median household income to a multiple of two (2) times the median household income. Displayed above are the city, state and national median household income averages. Simply enter your median household income to determine if your income falls into the middle class or if your household income is considered upper or lower class.

      Mountain Mesa median earnings by income bracket

      Mountain Mesa employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry23.8%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector0.0%0.0%
      Financial & insurance services0.0%0.0%
      Wholesale & retail services8.8%0.0%
      Public administration23.8%0.0%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities22.5%0.0%
      Education, health & social services0.0%100.0%
      Other21.3%0.0%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Kernville, CA1,319$55,1390%
      Squirrel Mountain Valley, CA1,077$49,80810%
      Panorama Heights, CA29$40,31327%
      Wofford Heights, CA1,590$34,16738%
      Weldon, CA2,691$33,33340%
      Mountain Mesa, CA886$29,22347%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Candor, NC886$36,25034%
      Colo, IA886$60,98210%
      Mapleton, ND886$78,75042%
      Gladbrook, IA886$50,3579%
      Port Royal, PA886$40,86226%
      Mountain Mesa, CA886$29,22347%
      Source: The Mountain Mesa, CA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).